WHITE PLAINS, NY – November 6, 2018 – The Westchester Knicks, the official NBA G League affiliate of the New York Knicks, had five in double-figures to help overcome a 16-point Delaware Blue Coats advantage for a 116-110 come-from-behind victory Tuesday evening at Westchester County Center.
Knicks’ returning player John Jenkins led the charge for the third consecutive time with 35 points, four more than previous output and five fewer than career-high. He shot 47.6-percent on the night and registered four rebounds, three dimes and had a perfect showing at the stripe (12-of-12).
Delaware finished with six in the double-digit point column led by Demetrius Jackson’s 24 points on 42.1percent shooting. D.J. Hogg (18), Cameron Oliver (16), Cory Jefferson (11), Haywood Highsmith (10) and Shake Milton (10) also scored double-figures.
The Blue Coats’ owned the hosts by as many as 15 points in the first-half, 16 for the game. Oliver led Delaware with 10 points behind the first break, 57-44.
By the 9:20 mark, Westchester was able to get back within single-digits and despite double-digit leads by Delaware quickly after, the Knicks’ faced just a four-point whole prior to the fourth quarter’s start.
Four of the game’s five ties came in the fourth, with the final at the deadlock score of 106-106, at the 1:48 mark.
Knicks’ guard Billy Garret hit a jumper seconds after that put the hosts up for good, spiraling a 6-0 run over the next minute and 10-4 run for the game.
Westchester returns to the Westchester County Center Thursday, November 8 at 7 PM for a matchup against Raptors 905.